Terms of Use

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Terms of Use

I. Introduction

Welcome to the Northern Illinois University Alumni Association website. Please review the following terms of service regularly; they are subject to change without notification. By accessing our website and online network, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions, and policies of the NIU Alumni Association.

II. Trademarks

All logos, images, text, and other media on our websites are the property of the NIU Alumni Association. They may be used for personal, non-commercial purposes only. Modification or alteration of these materials is prohibited.

III. Linked Sites

The NIU Alumni Association website may link to other websites. These linked sites are not affiliated with the NIU Alumni Association and we are not responsible for the contents of these linked sites. The NIU Alumni Association provides these links as a service and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the NIU Alumni Association.

IV. Online Community

The NIU Alumni Association offers an online community as a service to our alumni. Users of our online community must abide by the following rules.

Users may not:

  • Defame, harass, abuse, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) or others.
  • Publish, post, or distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, malicious, or unlawful material or information.
  • Upload to the community files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or malicious software.
  • Upload or publish any material protected by intellectual property laws or by the rights of privacy unless you own or control the rights or have consent of the owner.
  • Advertise or offer to sell, buy, or trade any goods or services

Violation of these rules may result in the offending user’s access to the community being revoked.

The NIU Alumni Association does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any information posted to the online community.

The NIU Alumni Association does not previously screen communications or actively monitor the online community. Users should report any violations of the rules outlined in these terms of service to the NIU Alumni Association.

V. Social Network Policy

The NIU Alumni Association interacts with alumni on a number of social networking platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.). The NIU Alumni Association is responsible for only those messages, photos, or other items designated as having been posted by the NIU Alumni Association. The NIU Alumni Association is not responsible for, nor does it endorse, any items submitted by other users on these social networking platforms.

VI. Requests

Requests, including requests for refunds, of the NIU Alumni Association should be made in writing and sent to:

NIU Alumni Association
Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center
231 N. Annie Glidden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

Please allow up to two weeks for response.

VII. Privacy Policy

The NIU Alumni Association does not share, sell, or otherwise divulge our alumni data. All data is strictly guarded and the NIU Alumni Association has taken all reasonable precautions to secure user data.

The NIU Alumni Association reserves the right to use collected information for alumni-outreach. This includes, but is not limited to, event notices, promotional items, and offers from our corporate partners. Alumni may opt out of communications by contacting the NIU Alumni Association.

The NIU Alumni Association may disclose your personal information as required by law in connection with judicial or administrative proceedings or if, in the sole discretion of the NIU Alumni Association, disclosure is necessary to protect the institution.